2118 W. 7th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057
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Opened: Early 20s. The building dates from 1923.
The Lake was just a block south of Wilshire in the MacArthur Park area.
Status: Still running as late as 1962. Now retail.
More Information: See the Cinema Treasures page on the Lake Theatre for links to recent photos. A view by Cinema Treasures researcher Ken McIntyre: Lake Theatre.
The Lake Theatre in a "Dragnet"
episode as we look east on 7th.
Thanks to Walter Santucci for the screenshot.
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The LAHTF is an organization that offers tours of historic theatres,
promotes events and works toward preservation and reuse of the buildings.
www.lahtf.org | group Facebook page | official FB page
Another look east at the Lake Theatre block.
photo: Sean Ault Archive by Osiris Press.
Thanks again, Sean. Where's the theatre? Well, except
for a sliver of the marquee it's hiding behind the streetcar.